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1
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What is being said?

A

¿Ya decidiste?

Have you made up your mind yet?

2
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What is being said?

A

No me arrepiento de nada en absoluto.

I have absolutely no regrets.

3
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What is being said?

A

¿Puede darme su autógrafo?

May I have your autograph?

4
Q

What is being said?

A

Hay algo aquí que no cuadra.

Something's wrong with this picture.

5
Q

What is being said?

A

¡Los pies me están matando!

My feet are killing me!

6
Q

What is being said?

A

Las apariencias engañan.

There's more than meets the eye.

7
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What is being said?

A

Parecía como si mis manos estuvieran ardiendo.

My hands felt like they were burning.

8
Q

What is being said?

A

Fue despojado de su título.

He was stripped of his title.

9
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What is being said?

A

En otro tiempo fue reina de belleza.

She was once a beauty queen.

10
Q

What is being said?

A

Me dio su opinión sincera.

He gave me his honest opinion.

11
Q

What is being said?

A

Te parecerá una barbaridad, pero ¿a quién le importa?

I know it sounds awful, but who cares?

12
Q

What is being said?

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Se lo tenía merecido.

He had it coming.

13
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What is being said?

A

Mi sueño se ha hecho realidad.

My dream has come true.

14
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What is being said?

A

Es una manera graciosa de decirlo.

That's just a funny way of putting it.

15
Q

What is being said?

A

Recogió un perro abandonado.

She rescued an abandoned dog.

16
Q

What is being said?

A

He guardado lo mejor para el final.

I've saved the best for last.

17
Q

What is being said?

A

Dejó de escribir para dedicarse a la investigación.

He stopped writing to conduct research.

18
Q

What is being said?

A

Es respetado más como poeta que como dramaturgo.

He's more respected as a poet than a playwright.

19
Q

What is being said?

A

¡Es una ciudad que florece!

It is a flourishing city!

20
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What is being said?

A

No te faltarán oportunidades de verla.

You'll have plenty of opportunities to see her.

21
Q

What is being said?

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Es perjudicial para la salud.

It is detrimental to your health.

22
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What is being said?

A

Él tiene una moneda nueva y reluciente.

He's got a shiny new coin.

23
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What is being said?

A

Ese barrio se ha aburguesado.

That area is becoming rather gentrified.

24
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What is being said?

A

Sacaron una segunda hipoteca sobre la casa.

They took out a second mortgage on the house.

25
Q

What is being said?

A

Te apuesto que no durarás ni un día.

I bet you won't last even one day.

26
Q

What is being said?

A

La tasa de aprobación del Presidente ha caído a cerca del 40%.

The president's approval ratings have fallen to nearly 40%.

27
Q

What is being said?

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Mi aerodeslizador estaba lleno de anguilas, pero ya han sido exterminadas.

My hovercraft was full of eels, though they've since been exterminated.

28
Q

What is being said?

A

El dinero es lo que motiva a los hackers y delincuentes cibernéticos.

Hackers and cybercriminals are motivated by money.

29
Q

What is being said?

A

Para prevenir una quemadura de sol, debe proteger su piel de los rayos solares.

To prevent sunburn, you must shield your skin from the sun's rays.

30
Q

What is being said?

A

Pasó un señal de alto y fue detenido por un policía.

He ran a stop sign and was pulled over.

31
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What is being said?

A

Nos gustaron más los teloneros que el artista principal.

We liked the opening band more than the main act.

32
Q

What is being said?

A

Usted o alguien que actúe en su nombre deberá firmar el documento.

You or someone acting on your behalf must sign the document.

33
Q

What is being said?

A

Si un árbol cae en el bosque sin que nadie lo escuche, ¿produce algún sonido?

If a tree falls in the forest with no one to hear it, does it make a sound?

34
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What is being said?

A

El páncreas se ubica detrás del estómago y en frente de la columna vertebral.

The pancreas lies behind the stomach and in front of the spine.

35
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What is being said?

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Deberías abstenerte de escuchar o repetir chismes.

You should refrain from listening to or repeating gossip.

36
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What is being said?

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Correr es bueno para tonificar los músculos de las piernas.

Running is good for toning up the muscles in your legs.

37
Q

What is being said?

A

Necesito un aislante para mi vaso de café.

I need a sleeve for my coffee cup.

38
Q

What is being said?

A

Este clima me encrespa el cabello.

The weather makes my hair frizzy.

39
Q

What is being said?

A

Retuiteó un comentario malicioso sobre mí.

She retweeted something nasty about me.

40
Q

What is being said?

A

Le concedieron asilo político.

They granted him political asylum.

41
Q

What is being said?

A

En realidad es demasiado pronto para poder decirlo con certeza, pero supongo que la recuperación será rápida.

It's really too early to tell, but I expect he'll make a speedy recovery

42
Q

What is being said?

A

Debemos reanudar inmediatamente las negociaciones.

We must resume the negotiations immediately.

43
Q

What is being said?

A

Estamos dispuestos a hacer todo lo que sea necesario.

We're willing to do whatever it takes.

44
Q

What is being said?

A

Para la mayoría de las personas, es un claro indicador.

To most people, that's a dead giveaway.

45
Q

What is being said?

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Si te lo hubiera dicho antes, quizás todo sería diferente.

If I'd told you earlier, maybe things would've been different.

46
Q

What is being said?

A

Arrástrelo hasta el icono de Papelera en el escritorio.

Drag it into the Trash icon in the dock.

47
Q

What is being said?

A

La glándula pituitaria está localizada en la base del cerebro.

The pituitary gland is located at the base of the brain.

48
Q

What is being said?

A

Puede resultar beneficioso desarrollar una rutina para la hora de acostarse.

It may be helpful to develop a bedtime routine.

49
Q

What is being said?

A

No te voy a aburrir con los detalles.

I am not going to bore you with the details.

50
Q

What is being said?

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Decidimos remodelar la casa desde los cimientos.

We've decided to remodel the house from the ground up.

51
Q

What is being said?

A

Para el país la energía renovable es una máxima prioridad.

Renewable energy is top priority for the country.

52
Q

What is being said?

A

Intenta hacerse un nombre por sí mismo.

He's trying to make a name for himself.

53
Q

What is being said?

A

Quiso la suerte que mi vuelo se cancelara.

As luck would have it, my flight was cancelled.

54
Q

What is being said?

A

Se me pasó por alto.

It must've slipped my mind.

55
Q

What is being said?

A

Esto es claramente un caso de un malentendido cultural.

This is a undoubtedly a case of cultural misunderstanding.

56
Q

What is being said?

A

No te precipites.

Let's not be hasty.

57
Q

What is being said?

A

Sí, en algún sentido.

In a manner of speaking, yes.

58
Q

What is being said?

A

Tiene una coartada hermética.

He has an airtight alibi.

59
Q

What is being said?

A

Por casualidad sucedió que él llegó mientras yo salía.

It just so happens he arrived as I was leaving.

60
Q

What is being said?

A

Hasta cierto punto, tienes razón.

To a certain extent, you're right.

61
Q

What is being said?

A

Aún tenemos mucho trabajo por delante.

We still have unfinished business to attend to.

62
Q

What is being said?

A

No puedo ni imaginar lo que mi vida habría sido sin los deportes.

I can't even imagine what my life would have been like without sports.

63
Q

What is being said?

A

El doctor curó las heridas de su brazo.

The doctor healed the wounds on her arm.

64
Q

What is being said?

A

Siempre se armaba un gran escándalo por nada.

She was always making a big fuss about nothing.

65
Q

What is being said?

A

Los dejo solos.

I'll leave you two alone.

66
Q

What is being said?

A

¿Cuánto se ha dañado?

How badly was it damaged?

67
Q

What is being said?

A

Más te vale darte prisa.

You had better hurry.

68
Q

What is being said?

A

¿Has tenido la oportunidad de echarle un vistazo?

Did you get a chance to look at it?

69
Q

What is being said?

A

Es una oportunidad única.

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

70
Q

What is being said?

A

No hubo ni un momento aburrido.

There wasn't a dull moment.

71
Q

What is being said?

A

Es un buen juez de carácter.

He's a keen judge of character.

72
Q

What is being said?

A

La razón y la política no van siempre de la mano.

Common sense and politics don't always go hand in hand.

73
Q

What is being said?

A

No fui precisamente recibido con los brazos abiertos.

I wasn't exactly welcomed with open arms.

74
Q

What is being said?

A

¿Por qué demonios tarda tanto?

What the hell is taking so long?

75
Q

What is being said?

A

Nunca termina de sorprenderme.

It never ceases to amaze me.

76
Q

What is being said?

A

Recibí más de lo que esperaba.

I got more than I bargained for.

77
Q

What is being said?

A

Hay un hombre que no ha dormido desde 1973.

There's a man known to not have slept since 1973.

78
Q

What is being said?

A

Averigüemos un poco más.

Let's take a closer look.

79
Q

What is being said?

A

Hay más de lo que uno ve a simple vista.

There's more going on than meets the eye.

80
Q

What is being said?

A

La situación pasó a mayores.

Things got a little out of hand.

81
Q

What is being said?

A

Se les ha sacado completamente de apuros.

They were totally let off the hook.

82
Q

What is being said?

A

Le he dedicado un gran cantidad de tiempo personal a este asunto.

I've dedicated a lot of personal time to this matter.

83
Q

What is being said?

A

Nadie podría negar que se ha cometido una injusticia.

No one could deny that injustice has been done.

84
Q

What is being said?

A

No hay nada más que prefiriera hacer.

There's nothing I'd rather be doing.

85
Q

What is being said?

A

Algún día verán mi nombre escrito en la gran pantalla.

One day my name will be on the silver screen.

86
Q

What is being said?

A

A ver si esto te refresca la memoria.

Maybe this will jog your memory.

87
Q

What is being said?

A

Estamos recibiendo donaciones sin parar.

We're receiving donations nonstop.

88
Q

What is being said?

A

Puedes estar seguro de que serás capaz de alcanzar tus objetivos.

You can rest assured you'll reach your goals.

89
Q

What is being said?

A

Estamos contentos de estar de gira con la banda de nuevo.

We're happy that we're touring with the band again.

90
Q

What is being said?

A

Modestia aparte, sé mucho más que él.

I don't like to brag, but I know much more than he does.

91
Q

What is being said?

A

En tu libro, parece que quieres mantener al lector en tensión.

In your book, it seems you want to keep the reader on edge.

92
Q

What is being said?

A

No tenía visibilidad, así que tuve que conducir muy despacio.

I couldn't see a thing, so I had to drive very slowly.

93
Q

What is being said?

A

Esto es justo lo que recetó el doctor.

This is just what the doctor ordered.

94
Q

What is being said?

A

Agotado tras mucho estudiar, se quedó dormido.

Exhausted from so much studying, he fell asleep.

95
Q

What is being said?

A

Ya están disponibles los resultados de este estudio.

The findings of this study are available.

96
Q

What is being said?

A

Espero que no lo vaya a tomar como una ofensa.

I hope he won't take offense to it.

97
Q

What is being said?

A

Mantener fuera del alcanze de niños.

Keep out of reach of children.

98
Q

What is being said?

A

Es un pequeño paso para el hombre, pero un gran paso para la humanidad.

That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.

99
Q

What is being said?

A

Yo probablemente habría reaccionado de la misma manera.

I probably would have reacted the same way.

100
Q

What is being said?

A

No me extraña... El tiempo mejora cuando ya nos toca irnos.

It figures—the weather improves the day we leave.

101
Q

What is being said?

A

Me esforcé al máximo para ser amable.

I was bending over backwards to be polite.

102
Q

What is being said?

A

Resultó ser una de las mejores experiencias de mi vida.

It turned out to be one of the best experiences of my life.

103
Q

What is being said?

A

¡Él no podría hacer flexiones ni aunque su vida dependiera de ello!

He couldn't do a pushup if his life depended on it!

104
Q

What is being said?

A

Me has hecho perder la cuenta.

You've made me lose count.

105
Q

What is being said?

A

No despilfarres, y no te faltará.

Waste not, want not.

106
Q

What is being said?

A

Bienvenido al club...

Join the club...

107
Q

What is being said?

A

¡El tiempo vuela cuando te lo pasas bien!

Time flies when you're having fun!

108
Q

What is being said?

A

Es por tu propio bien.

It's for your own good.

109
Q

What is being said?

A

Eres un caballero y un erudito.

You're a gentleman and a scholar.

110
Q

What is being said?

A

¿Te agarré en un mal momento?

Did I catch you at a bad time?

111
Q

What is being said?

A

Apenas sabe atender la barra.

He barely knows how to tend bar.

112
Q

What is being said?

A

Se perfilan en el horizonte grandes oportunidades.

There are some very good prospects on the horizon.

113
Q

What is being said?

A

No hay razón para apurar las cosas.

That's no reason to rush into things.

114
Q

What is being said?

A

Permíteme refrescarte la memoria.

Let me refresh your memory.

115
Q

What is being said?

A

Podrías haberme engañado...

You could've fooled me...

116
Q

What is being said?

A

Se me cruzó por la mente...

It had crossed my mind...

117
Q

What is being said?

A

Esto es una pequeña muestra de mi aprecio.

It's a small token of my appreciation.

118
Q

What is being said?

A

Traté de razonar con ellos.

I tried to reason with them.

119
Q

What is being said?

A

Debería ir como la seda.

It should be smooth sailing.

120
Q

What is being said?

A

Estoy bien, me las arreglo.

I am fine; I am getting by.

121
Q

What is being said?

A

Mantenga los ojos bien abiertos.

Keep your eyes peeled.

122
Q

What is being said?

A

Mantente al alerta.

Stay on your toes.

123
Q

What is being said?

A

Ella juega a hacerse la difícil.

She’s playing hard-to-get.

124
Q

What is being said?

A

Puedes contar con ello.

You can bank on it.

125
Q

What is being said?

A

Mi perro es muy cariñoso.

My dog is very loving.

126
Q

What is being said?

A

¿Cómo lo estás llevando?

How are you holding up?

127
Q

What is being said?

A

Las cosas comenzaron a ponerse bien ajetreadas, y luego ella me dejó tirado.

Things started getting really hectic and then she just bailed.

128
Q

What is being said?

A

Sólo escúchame un momento.

Hey, just hear me out for a sec.

129
Q

What is being said?

A

Creo que voy a esperar una oferta mejor.

I think I'm going to hold out for a better offer.

130
Q

What is being said?

A

Me faltan dos dólares, ¿Me los puedes prestar?

I’m short two dollars. Can you spot me?

131
Q

What is being said?

A

¿Cómo vamos de tiempo?

How are we doing, time-wise?

132
Q

What is being said?

A

No te preocupes, conozco este lugar como la palma de mi mano.

Don’t worry, I know this place like the back of my hand.

133
Q

What is being said?

A

Bueno, la cosa es que no puedo ir solo.

The thing is, I can’t go by myself.

134
Q

What is being said?

A

Mi corazón está con la gente de allí.

My heart goes out to the people there.

135
Q

What is being said?

A

Él la tiene conmigo.

He’s out to get me.

136
Q

What is being said?

A

Siempre está hablando mal de la gente.

He’s always bad-mouthing people.

137
Q

What is being said?

A

Tuvo un cambio de opinión.

He’s had a change of heart.

138
Q

What is being said?

A

Ella tiene cierto talento para arreglar las cosas.

She really has a knack for fixing things.

139
Q

What is being said?

A

Te dejaremos salir con la tuya esta vez.

We’ll let you off the hook this time.

140
Q

What is being said?

A

La economía está al borde del colapso.

The economy is on the verge of collapse.

141
Q

What is being said?

A

Simplemente nos distanciamos.

We just kind of grew apart.

142
Q

What is being said?

A

Perdimos el contacto después de algunos años.

We lost touch after a few years.

143
Q

What is being said?

A

Tuvimos un desacuerdo. Ya no somos amigos.

We had a falling out. We’re not friends anymore.